Found February 02, 2012 on Seattle Times:
The NFL season began on time largely because of Robert Kraft and John Mara. So there's no more fitting way to end it than the two of them facing off for the game's biggest prize.

Robert Kraft's hurt still runs deep

A Super Bowl XLVI victory over the New York Giants would cap a magical season for the New England Patriots. And it still wouldn't patch the hole in Robert Kraft's heart. The franchise dedicated its 2011 campaign to the memory of Myra Kraft, the woman that her still-grieving husband affectionately refers to as his "sweetheart" before choking up. Such breakdowns...

Three bold decisions by Robert Kraft transformed the - 02.06.12 - SI Vault

Three bold decisions by Robert Kraft transformed the - 02.06.12 - SI Vault: Required reading for all...

Giants vs. Patriots: John Mara, Robert Kraft meet in Super Bowl after helping save NFL's season

Giants, Patriots owners were key in ending NFL lockout this summer

Robert Kraft Featured on Cover of Sports Illustrated (Photo)

In what has been an eventful NFL season, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has certainly managed to leave his mark -- so much so that he is being featured in the upcoming edition of Sports Illustrated. Back in July, Kraft was credited by the Pittsburgh Steelers' Jeff Saturday for his vital contributions to ending the four-and-a-half month NFL lockout. His Patriots then...

Before Super Bowl XLVI, Patriots owner Robert Kraft graces the cover of Sports Illustrated

It’s totally normal for an NFL quarterback to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated. For Patriots QB Tom Brady, that was just last week. But for an owner? That never happens. It did today, though. Owner Robert Kraft will grace this week’s SI cover, with his MHK patch showing. This is the story from Peter King. The cover is below:

Kraft, Mara started season, now they'll finish it

The NFL season began on time largely because of Robert Kraft and John Mara. So there's no more fitting way to end it than the two of them facing off for the game's biggest prize. The owners of the New England Patriots and New York Giants were instrumental in ending a long labor war that threatened to cancel what turned out to be, by nearly every measure, the NFL's most...

Kraft, players lean on each other

In recent weeks, as the Patriots’ playoff run has continued, owner Robert Kraft has mentioned that his team is closer, more tightly knit.

Kraft: Three decisions helped transform the organization

By Corey BourassaIn an interview with Sports Illustrated's Peter King, Patriots owner Robert Kraft says he made three bold decisions that ultimately turned the franchise from a laughingstock to one of the best in all of football. The three decisions according to Kraft were: Overpaying for the franchise, hiring Bill Belichick and trading Drew Bledsoe. You can read King's...

Video: Barrington nuns will be cheering on the Patriots

By Cecilia Prestamo The Carmelite nuns at the monstery in Barrington, RI, are huge fans of Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Partiots and the team. Sister Normagene Gillespie, talks about at trip that some of the sisters made to Gillette Stadium a few years ago. She also talks about what she and the other sisters that are football fans will be doing on Super Bowl Sunday...

Climbing our way through the Mara family tree

Years before Super Bowl XLVI or even Super Bowl I, the story goes that Pittsburgh Steelers founder Art Rooney met New York football Giants founder Tim Mara at Moore's Restaurant in New York. Mara, a licensed bookie (according to his grandson, current Giants CEO and president John Mara) was selling Rooney on a horse.

Cowboys should study the 'Giants Way'

Contrary to popular belief, Jerry Jones isn't the only owner in the NFL who attends draft meetings. New York Giants co-owner John Mara likes to check in with his scouting department on a regular basis and he's always in the "war room" on draft day. The difference of course is that he's there to show support for the people he's empowered to make football...

Bears spared Giants, Pats by picking Phil Emery as GM

INDIANAPOLIS — A day after the Bears introduced Phil Emery as their general manager, executives from the two Super Bowl teams were relieved two of their staff members aren’t headed to Halas Hall. New York Giants owner John Mara said Tuesday he had a ‘‘long conversation’’ with Bears president...

Owners have forged bond

Bob Kraft and John Mara worked together last summer to salvage a football season, so it's only fitting the owners of the New England Patriots and the New York Giants are here to revel in their clubs' Super accomplishments.
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